University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Field Tripping: Basketballing

Field Tripping: Basketballing

It’s my spring break, and I usually spend this week fretting about the work I should be catching up on—the writing, the grading, the exercising, the bill-paying—but this year I’ve decided to just do the grading without fussing about it, put the writing on the shelf until next week, call riding my bike to the bar “exercise,” and just charge it. It’s been great. And then Thursday hit, and that means college basketball extravaganza—March Madness.

Now, I’m not actually a fan of college sports. I think college is about educating students, getting them out the door in four years with a degree that’s prepared them...